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5 Hot Holiday Destinations

JUST A SHORT FLIGHT OR DRIVE AWAY

5 Hot Holiday Destinations

With the end of summer quickly creeping up on is, why not squeeze in one last quick little summer getaway! With something for everyone, we have curated a list of 5 hot summer holiday destinations that are only a quick flight or drive away. The best holiday souvenir is a suntan and smile from the goods times...

Word on the street #140

Trust in the magic of new beginnings

Word on the street #140

If you’ve been living in a rock this past week you might have missed these heavenly, well-seasoned, new things in Brisbane. But don’t worry, we’re here to keep you in the loop and to serve you the best of the best that Brissy has to offer this week.

12 Best Places To Visit In Japan

Land of the Rising Sun

12 Best Places To Visit In Japan

Japan is a must in anyone’s bucket list of travel. There is nothing quite like Japanese culture, from their ancient historic traditions of samurais and geishas to their futuristic modern peculiarities of high tech robotics and high-end fashion. Japan is a surprising combination of peace and chaos, old and new and has just the right amount of quirkiness to make it an addicting place to visit. It's a country that will have you coming back for more. Here are a few places that are essential when visiting the Land of the Rising Sun.

6 Cheeky Paris Tips for First Timers

Dreaming of Paris? Here are the tips you need to know if you're visiting Paris for the first time.

6 Cheeky Paris Tips for First Timers

If you’ve ever dreamed of eating the perfect pastry or sipping the worlds nicest champagne – then lovely, Paris is where you need to be! Luckily for you (and for me), I got to spend three beautiful Summer days in the City of Love and have a handful of pointers that would be rude not to share.

Go Wild at Tangalooma

Paradise at your Door Step

Go Wild at Tangalooma

You’ve got the ‘Monday blues’ and you’re craving sun, salt, sand and sea… an island getaway is the only thing on your mind. If you’re feeling in need of a tropical paradise adventure without long distance flying – we got the solution.

A mere 40 kilometres away from home for us Brisbanites, and a short (and very relaxing) 75-minute ferry ride, your island paradise can be found at the pristine gateway to Moreton Island. Get ready for a fun-filled jam-packed adventure at Tangalooma...

Valentine’s Day Gift Guide

All you need is LOVE (& presents)

Valentine’s Day Gift Guide

Wondering what to get that special someone this Valentine’s Day? Here’s gift ideas and unique experiences to show someone you care this V Day. Make your heart (& theirs) beat faster or miss a beat. Be inspired! #JustHaveFun #MakeEverydayValentinesDay

Valentine’s Day ‘Date’ Guide

Love is in the air

Valentine’s Day ‘Date’ Guide

Roses are red, violets are blue, this Valentine’s Day is just for you (and bae) *wink wink

Single and ready to mingle? Or coupled up and feeling the love? Whatever box you tick, we give you a Valentines Guide Nicholas Sparks would be proud of. Whether you want to indulge your sweetheart on February 14, KISS (keep it simple) or go solo and let Cupid work his magic … Here at The Good Guide we want to you to have a fabulous V Day whatever your style. Here is the best of the best, which will be sure to impress!

*Valentine’s Day boycotters you haven’t been forgotten. We’ve got a little somethin' somethin' in here for you as well!

Summer (Fun) Lovin’

Ten Top Ways to Enjoy SEQ Summer

Summer (Fun) Lovin’

I recently asked my friend who lives in the UK if he had a great summer, and after a rolling his eyes, he replied with, “yes, we had a great picnic that afternoon.” That poor soul knows not what he’s missing out on. Thankfully for us, summer in SEQ is sublime. It’s a romantic love affair full of naughty little adventures, rendezvous, and seemingly endless nights full of love and laughter. So, whip on the togs, drive with your windows down, and play your favourite tunes, because here are my Top Ways to Enjoy SEQ Summer!

It’s Time to Party Afloat

5 Boat Party Ideas You Have to Try

It’s Time to Party Afloat

Do you want your next party to look exceptional? Move it from the regular dull party venues into an exciting charter boat party!

However, throwing a boat party can be a difficult task if you don’t have boat party ideas on your mind. When throwing a boat party, the first thing to consider on your planning process is that the party should satisfy the basic human needs of pleasure, fun, and excitement. For instance, you must think of activities and games to make your party lively and enjoyable.

So, for your boat party to be successful, here are some ideas to consider for your next event.

Local Travel Wanderlust List

A travel list that'll put your ditchers to shame

Local Travel Wanderlust List

FOMO No More: Time to Turn the Tables

Our dear flock, potential FOMO moments are about to be your best friend. Read our lips – best decision ever. Wish to get ditched, and hitch a ride to beautiful parts of Queensland where you’ll be met with amazing views, eats and treats. No more fear of missing out, we’re going to blast that right out of the sky and ensure you get the last laugh.

Aussie Road Trip Ready

Prepare Your Car for a Cross-Country Road Trip in Australia

Aussie Road Trip Ready

Planes may be fast, but if you really want to experience Australia, you're going to want to hit the road. So much of Australia's landscape and culture is missed by quicker forms of travel, which makes road tripping not only the most affordable, but hands down best way to see this beautiful country.

As you might imagine, traversing Australia requires a special set of considerations. Coast to coast, you’re going to encounter some of the planet’s most diverse terrain and varied weather conditions. Before you head out on this adventure of a lifetime, here’s a few tips on how you should prep your ride for road trip success.

5 Amazing Retreats close to Brisbane

Discover These Fallen Slices of Heaven

5 Amazing Retreats close to Brisbane

Winter is here and luckily us SEQ'ers live in paradise all year round. Life/ work can get a bit dreary staying in the urban jungle. You poor darlings. Here are five fallen slices of heaven within 90 minutes of the city, complete with gourmet fare, heaters, hot tubs, views and an utter absence of suburbia.

What's the Taste of Beer in Game of Thrones?

The Answer Might Be in Lithuania

What's the Taste of Beer in Game of Thrones?

“Game of Thrones” characters seem to be enjoying their ale - no serious meal goes without it. But what would it taste like? Homemade beer - and its flavours - is one of the best time travel machines. While cities, traditions and people change throughout centuries, some well-kept local beers preserve the same yeasty, raw flavours for ages. Lithuanian beers, for example, is one of the best kept secrets in homemade brewing world.

Tax Time Splurge

13 Kick-Ass Ways To Spend This Years Tax Refund

Tax Time Splurge

Those four little words get our blood pumping - End Of Financial Year (aka tax return time). Our thoughts race as we try to decide what to spend our refunds on. Holiday? Bills? Giant inflatable swan? The list of possibilities is endless..